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Lucky player in Washington wins $754.6M Powerball prize
Lucky player in Washington wins $754.6M Powerball prize

Someone in Washington state overcame steep odds to win a $754.6 million Powerball jackpot.

Illinois couple dies after apparent ice fishing accident

Illinois couple dies after apparent ice fishing accident

Police say a western Illinois couple died at a hospital hours after a sheriff’s deputy pulled them from a farm pond following an apparent ice fishing accident.

Democrats approve revised 2024 presidential primary schedule replacing Iowa with South Carolina as leadoff voting state

Democrats approve revised 2024 presidential primary schedule replacing Iowa with South Carolina as leadoff voting state

Democrats approve revised 2024 presidential primary schedule replacing Iowa with South Carolina as leadoff voting state.

Democrats set to shake up start of 2024 presidential primary

Democrats set to shake up start of 2024 presidential primary

Democrats are poised to drastically reorder their presidential primary schedule beginning next year, replacing Iowa with South Carolina in the leadoff spot as part of a larger overhaul meant to empower Black and other minority voters critical to its base of support.

What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?

What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?

Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold.

$700M Powerball prize latest in string of giant jackpots

$700M Powerball prize latest in string of giant jackpots

Another giant lottery prize is up for grabs.

Authorities: Woman sent to Iowa funeral home was alive

Authorities: Woman sent to Iowa funeral home was alive

A continuing care home in suburban Des Moines is being fined $10,000 after a funeral home discovered a woman sent to it in a body bag was alive.

After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity

After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity

Bitter divisions dominated a recent national Republican Party gathering.

Nebraska lawmakers put off vote on 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Nebraska lawmakers put off vote on 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The Nebraska Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee took nearly eight hours of testimony Wednesday before adjourning without a vote on whether to advance a bill that would outlaw abortion at a point before many women know they’re pregnant.

2 Nebraska officers wounded, suspect killed in shootout

2 Nebraska officers wounded, suspect killed in shootout

Police in Nebraska say a pair of officers were wounded and a suspect was killed in a shootout during an attempted burglary Monday night.

'School choice' is culture-war focus for Kansas lawmakers

'School choice' is culture-war focus for Kansas lawmakers

Top Republican legislators in Kansas are focusing on helping conservative parents remove their children from public schools over what’s taught about gender and sexuality.

In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

The presidential campaign landscape in Iowa is markedly different this year compared with four years ago.

Youth program leader hurt in school shooting out of hospital

Youth program leader hurt in school shooting out of hospital

The founder of an educational program for at-risk youth in Iowa has been released from the hospital after a shooting that wounded him and killed two students.

Three kids, one adult killed in Iowa crash that also hurt 9

Three kids, one adult killed in Iowa crash that also hurt 9

Authorities have identified the three young children and one adult who died in a rollover crash in northern Iowa that also injured the nine other passengers Friday morning.

Iowa Democrats pick ex-House candidate as new state leader

Iowa Democrats pick ex-House candidate as new state leader

Iowa Democrats chose a failed Congressional candidate to lead their state party as they grapple with a series of election losses and an effort from the national party to take away its first-in-the-nation status in the presidential race.

Police charge 2nd teen in Iowa school shooting that killed 2

Police charge 2nd teen in Iowa school shooting that killed 2

Authorities in Iowa have charged a second teenager with murder in the shooting deaths of two students at a Des Moines educational program.

North Dakota landowners at odds in carbon pipeline plans

North Dakota landowners at odds in carbon pipeline plans

North Dakota landowners testified for and against a carbon capture company’s use of eminent domain.

6th teen pleads guilty in 2022 shooting near Iowa school

6th teen pleads guilty in 2022 shooting near Iowa school

A sixth teenager pleaded guilty to charges in a 2022 shooting outside a Des Moines high school that left one person dead and two others injured.

4 people die, 'multiple' injured in northern Iowa van crash

4 people die, 'multiple' injured in northern Iowa van crash

Four people were killed and others were injured when a van they were in went out of control on a slick highway in northern Iowa.

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

Several years of pandemic restrictions and curriculum battles have emboldened longtime advocates of funneling public funds to private and religious schools in statehouses throughout the country.

Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'

Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'

A man who left gang life when he was younger and went on to help troubled young people is now in the hospital as a victim of what police say is the same sort of violence he was escaping.

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

Dems vote to give states more time on new primary calendar

A Democratic National Committee panel has voted to give New Hampshire and Georgia more time to make changes that would allow both to be part of a revamped group of five states leading off the party’s presidential primary starting next year.

Police chief calls Iowa school shooting 'sad and pointless'

Police chief calls Iowa school shooting 'sad and pointless'

The Des Moines police chief says a shooting at a educational program that left two students dead and the organization’s founder injured should be understood as “tragic, sad and pointless.”.

Iowa man who killed stepson, abused wife dies in prison

Iowa man who killed stepson, abused wife dies in prison

An 84-year-old Iowa man who was sentenced to life in prison last year for killing his stepson has died in prison.

Iowa man convicted on 3 counts for killing parents, sister

Iowa man convicted on 3 counts for killing parents, sister

A jury has convicted a 22-year-old Iowa man of killing his parents and his sister at their home in Cedar Rapids.

Soaring egg prices prompt demands for price-gouging probe

Soaring egg prices prompt demands for price-gouging probe

With egg prices more than doubling in the past year, calls are coming for an investigation into possible price gouging.

Iowa lawmakers OK public money for private school students

Iowa lawmakers OK public money for private school students

Any Iowa student who wants to attend a private school could use public money to pay for tuition or other expenses under a plan approved by the Legislature.

Police: Shooting that killed 2 at youth program was targeted

Police: Shooting that killed 2 at youth program was targeted

Police say that the killing of two students at an alternative education program for at-risk youth was a targeted shooting and that one man has been charged.

Kansas governor to outline agenda for skeptical lawmakers

Kansas governor to outline agenda for skeptical lawmakers

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is preparing to outline what she’s likely to call a middle-of-the-road agenda for the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature.